Nova Scotia Reports 146 New COVID-19 Cases, Active Total Closing at 1,000


Premier Ian Rankin and Drs. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer for health, is set to provide the province an update after the COVID-19 has filed 146 new cases.

So far, the province has 943 active cases.

Of the new cases, 130 are in the central region, nine in the eastern region, four in the northern region and three in the western region.

The hospital has 40 people, six of whom are in ICU.

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More specific details will be shared at the COVID-19 briefing to be held at 3 pm AT.

Here the program will be given a grand look.

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Vaccination for people 50 and older

Starting on Monday, people 50 and older can apply Pfizer or Modern COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province.

The province said that all community clinics and several participating pharmacies have available appointments for this age group.


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Nova Scotia’s first COVID-19 vaccination drive-through clinic will also open on May 10 at Dartmouth Hospital. This clinic will be for people 50 and older.

The province said the appointments will be made on Tuesday.

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